Below are the "official" rides of the Royal Hutt River Silvertails. RHR Silvertails also frequent other bunch rides to foster goodwill between nations. Remember that Silvertails have an aversion to rain and wind:
Wednesday - Kings Park Start: 5:50am at Christchurch Grammar School (Queenslea Drive, Claremont) Course: Dalkeith, Mounts Bay Road, Malcolm Street, Loop of Kings Park, back through Dalkeith finishing back at Christchurch Sprints: (1) "Fat Boy" sprint (no pedalling) from top of May Drive, Kings Park (60kmph sign) to Saw Ave. (2) Christchurch Roundabout at end of Victoria Ave Pace: Ave > 30kmph but controlled Finish: Before 7:30am Coffee: The Goat (Swanbourne)
Thursday - Chipper Start: 5:45am at Swanborne Fish and Chip Shop Course: West Coast Highway, round the Wembly Downs Golf Course, Rebold Hill, Three Bears & home Sprints: coffee shop queue only Pace: ~25kmph ave Finish: 7:30am Coffee: The Goat
Friday - Arm Chair Start: 6am at Christchurch picking up people along the way - including Bottom of Keane St (6:05) and top of Preston Pt Rd hill (6:20). Course: Short "Round the River" with some short cuts Sprints: Mounts Bay Rd Pace: 30-35kmph, ~25kmph ave Finish: 7:30am Coffee: Cimballino Dalkeith
Saturday - Round the River Start: 6am cnr Keane St and View St, Peppermint Grove Course: Usual "Round the River" incl Mt Henry & Labouchere Loop Sprints: Majestic Hill, Mt Henry, Mounts Bay Rd Pace: ~Ave 30kmph Finish: ~8am Coffee: Cimballino Dalkeith
Sunday - Hung-Over and Injured Start: 7:30am Claremont Hotel Course: Round the River with detour via Cott foreshore, old Freo bridge Sprints: Mounts Bay Rd Pace: Ave ~25kmph Finish: >8:30am Coffee: Cimballino Dalkeith
Hopefully we will details of other "unofficial" rides in due course.
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